Project Name: Cup Toppler/Walker Controlled by: Programming Programming Difficulty: Medium Construction Difficulty: Medium-hard General Comment. This is more challenging than it looks, especially when no wheels are allowed.
Rules FOR STUDENTS
You must use: -1 NXT or EV brick -Up to 3 motors -1 ultrasonic sensor -No Wheels!
You must: Build a robot that can travel around a table-top or board without falling off. It needs to WALK, (not roll on wheels). It needs to knock up to 8 plastic cups off the table.
Your robot cannot measure more than 30 cm in any direction
Tips For students
Tip: stretching a tyre around some bricks might give your walking robot better traction.
Grading option: The quicker the time, the better the grade. If you are timing each robot, make a copy of this Google Sheet to help you score
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